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Boise Man Identified as Shooting Victim in Oregon Home Invasion


Christopher Rubey, 49, of Boise. - ARGUSOBSERVER.COM

Oregon law enforcement say an alleged home invader who was shot and killed Dec. 6 was from Boise.

Malheur County sheriff's deputies were called Sunday to a home in Vale, Ore., where one of the occupants had shot and killed what he said was an armed intruder after a short scuffle.

Authorities have identified the shooting victim as Christopher Rubey, 49, of Boise. The sheriff's office, assisted by Oregon State Police, are investigating the incident and an autopsy has also been scheduled.

While authorities told the Ontario Argus Observer the incident looked like a case of self-defense, no other details, including the residents' names, have been released.